Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19 less than 24 hours after posting a grinning selfie with 25 of his teammates

Getty/Soccrates ImagesCristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The 35-year-old is now self-isolating and will miss Portugal’s UEFA Nations League Group C game versus Sweden on Wednesday.

“Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden,” a statement from the Portuguese Football Federation said.

“The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.

“Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon.”

News of Ronaldo’s positive test comes less than a day after he posted a picture of himself sharing a meal with his Portugal teammates ahead of the Sweden game.

Ronaldo is the latest in a line of prominent soccer players, including the Brazilian star Neymar and France’s Kylian Mbappé, to contract the virus.

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